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Description: Churchgate House
Date Listed: 17 April 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 185519
OS Grid Reference: SD4815242867
OS Grid Coordinates: 348152, 442867
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8794, -2.7902
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KIRKLAND CHURCH STREET (east side)
SD 44 SE
House, said to be dated by documentary evidence to 1698, although present
windows appear to be mid or late C18. Pebbledashed brick with slate roof.
L-plan. 2 storeys with attic. Facade, of 5 bays, has boxed sash windows
with glazing bars and rendered surrounds. On the ground floor there is a
single window below the 4th and 5th 1st-floor windows. Door, in 3rd bay,
has mid C20 porch in keeping, with 2 columns and pilaster responds. Gable
chimneys. Rear wall of rear wing includes a cross window lighting the
stair. Inside, the left-hand front room is said to have ornamental
plasterwork and the rear room to have a cupboard with fielded panels.
Stair said to have open string, ramped handrail, Ionic columns as newels,
and slender turned balusters. Described and illustrated in Watson, R.C.,
and McClintock, M.E., Traditional Houses of the Fylde, Lancaster, 1979, pp
Listing NGR: SD4815542869
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Source: English Heritage
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